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E3 2011: Vita likely region free

Speaking to press at E3 yesterday, Sony Worlwide Studios Europe boss Michael Denny has said that "to the best of his knowledge" PlayStation Vita will be region free, IGN reports. This will open the door to the possible importing of systems and games to Europe if, as is now looking …

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SONY: Dust 514 is free on PS3

Developer CCP has placed a rather big feather in the PS3’s hat by confirming that shooter Dust 514 will be exclusive to Sony’s console. Dust 514 will link players to the real-time goings on of popular PC space MMO EVE Online. The consequences of the battles in the console game …

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E3 2011: COD Elite free features detailed

Activision has confirmed many of the features that will be free to use when Call of Duty Elite launches later this year. Listed on the official site’s FAQ, free services include the Career section (which lets players track their match and weapon performance) and Connect section (where players can joins …

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Free report for Monetising Mobile attendees

Every attendee at this month’s upcoming Monetising Mobile event will receive a report from MCV’S sister site ME. Called Mobile Payments 2011, it normally costs 39.99. Monetising Mobile: Exploring Opportunities in Mobile Payments is hosted Mobile Entertainment and takes place on Wednesday May 25th at BAFTA in London. That’s next …

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PSN Welcome Back programme explained

Sony has listed the titles that it will be offering for free once the PlayStation Store is back online. PS3 owners will be able to choose two titles to download for free from the following selection: LittleBigPlanet, inFamous, Wipout HD/Fury, Ratchet & Clank: Quest for Booty and Dead Nation. PSP …

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PSN restoration delayed, free games confirmed

Tuesday May 3rd – that’s the day first earmarked by Sony for the return of PSN. But as of today, Saturday May 7th, we’re still none the wiser as to when the service will be back online. The service went down on April 20th. Verifying the system security is vital …

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Sony outlines PSN recovery plan

Sony Computer Entertainment boss Kaz Hirai this morning outlined PSN’s road to recovery at a press event in Tokyo. The exec confirmed a number of key PSN features will return this week, including online multiplayer, account management, PlayStation Home, friends lists and chat. Users will also be required to change …

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ME2 free to Dragon Age II buyers

Developer BioWare has announced a fantastic freebie as celebration of Dragon Age II’s sales success. The fantasy RPG has passed the 1m unit sales barrier in less than two weeks on the market – making it faster off the mark than predecessor Dragon Age: Origins. And as a reward anyone …

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FFXIV to remain F2P for now

Having already extended its 30-day free trial for MMO title Final Fantasy XIV on numerous occasions, Square Enix has announced that charges may not actually be introduced for quite some time. The supposedly pay monthly title has not actually charged players for use in the six months it has been …

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Glasses free 3D comes to iPhone/iPad

Owners of both the iPhone and iPad will be able to access glasses-free 3D visuals thanks to a new creation from developer Big Head Games. It has, in conjunction with Korean tech firm Floorpali, developed a plastic clear film that can be placed over the screen of compatible iOS devices. …

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